Sr. Associate, Finance

Tampa, Florida
Oct 12, 2021
Administration, Finance
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time


The Enterprise Platforms & Security (EPS) team delivers the following capabilities for Pfizer. Business application platforms supporting Pfizer’s enterprise application and critical business processes.  Infrastructure allowing business traffic to travel where it needs to go, internally and externally, along with the appropriate access controls.  EPS secures Pfizer's most important information assets through world class controls and protections and enables Pfizer's business results by making security an enabler and not a roadblock to achieving business results.

The Finance, Sr. Associate role is the primary point of contact accountable for the financial oversight and treatment of EPS chargebacks.  The coordinator will work between the EP&S Business Management team and the EP&S Finance team ensuring that EP&S is accurately reflecting forecasted and actual chargebacks into the budget. This role will require strong analytical ability, coupled with knowledge of business / finance analysis tools and methodologies. The coordinator will be expected to respond to requests in an efficient and timely manner and produce monthly reporting packages for key stakeholders.


  • Manage the oversight of chargeback entries impact on the EP&S financials, have a strong understanding of where, why, and how these entries affect EP&S service tower’s & make recommendations for where financial adjustments should be made, as necessary.

  • Ownership of monthly financial compilations including reporting to local leadership and cost center managers.

  • Identify and resolve monthly accounting discrepancies (e.g. variances to forecast, general ledger financial coding issues, journal entry errors, etc.)

  • Root Cause Research - Research actuals vs forecast variances, identify variance as manual accounting error or legitimate business movement, follow-up with GFS or market colleagues to resolve variance and review findings with EP&S Sr. Portfolio Director, EP&S Finance Lead, EP&S Business Management Team & key stakeholders.

  • Work with EP&S Sr. Portfolio Director & EP&S Finance Lead to manage annual budgeting and forecasting of EP&S chargeback’s net financial effect.

  • Examine areas where budgets and expenditure exceed their agreed tolerances; drive operation of effective financial accounting and decision making.


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Mathematics

  • Three + years of relevant financial/accounting management experience.

  • Advanced Microsoft Office capabilities, particularly Excel, PowerPoint and Word

  • Excellent analytical skills, attention to detail, and time management skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Deep understanding of finance IT systems.

  • Deep understanding of Pfizer’s international financial processes

  • Management Reporting and Analysis process experience

  • Competency with spreadsheets & financial modelling (comfort with data manipulation and financial systems)

  • Ability to identify business issues/opportunities and to frame business questions

  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)

  • Knowledge of Pfizer Accounting practices and policies


Knowledge of various financial systems and financial reporting aspects

Financial Accountability

Will Manage ~$100M+ Opex, and Capital / Restructuring as needed.


Other Job Details:

  • Last Date to Apply for Job: October 15th 2021

  • Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus: Yes


Minimal Travel

Pfizer requires all U.S. new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to the first date of employment.  As required by applicable law, Pfizer will consider requests for Reasonable Accommodations.

Sunshine Act

Pfizer reports payments and other transfers of value to health care providers as required by federal and state transparency laws and implementing regulations.  These laws and regulations require Pfizer to provide government agencies with information such as a health care provider’s name, address and the type of payments or other value received, generally for public disclosure.  Subject to further legal review and statutory or regulatory clarification, which Pfizer intends to pursue, reimbursement of recruiting expenses for licensed physicians may constitute a reportable transfer of value under the federal transparency law commonly known as the Sunshine Act.  Therefore, if you are a licensed physician who incurs recruiting expenses as a result of interviewing with Pfizer that we pay or reimburse, your name, address and the amount of payments made currently will be reported to the government.  If you have questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your Talent Acquisition representative.

EEO & Employment Eligibility

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status.  Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA.  Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.

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